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David M. Cutler Archives

Paper Cuts: Reducing Health Care Administrative Costs

book_alt2 icon Report Tackling excessive health care administrative costs will reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care for all Americans, write Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David Cutler.

By Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David M. Cutler | Monday, June 11, 2012

3 Strategies for Reducing Health Care Administrative Costs

Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David Cutler summarize three ways of reducing health care administrative costs.

By Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David M. Cutler | Monday, June 11, 2012

Cut Administrative Costs in the Health System

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain how to achieve significant administrative savings in the health system.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Expand Competitive Bidding in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro explain the benefits of expanding Medicare's competitive bidding program.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

How the Federal Government Can Save $100 Billion or More in Health-Care Costs

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro offer reforms to achieve billions in savings in addition to what the Affordable Care Act will accomplish.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Replace Fee-for-Service with Bundled Payments in Medicare

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain why Medicare payments should be bundled together for multiple providers.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pay for Interventions That Work in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro on Medicare's least costly alternative policy for treatments.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Health Reform and Employment: A One-Year Update

David Cutler examines the jobs gains that will accrue in our economy because of the Affordable Care Act.

By David M. Cutler | Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Repealing Health Care Is a Job Killer

book_alt2 icon Report A successful repeal of health care reform would revert us back to the old system for financing and delivering health care and lead to substantial increases in total medical spending, writes David Cutler.

By David M. Cutler | Friday, January 7, 2011

Achieving Accountable and Affordable Care

book_alt2 icon Report David M. Cutler and Judy Feder break down how to how to design and structure accountable care organizations.

By Judy Feder and David M. Cutler | Monday, December 20, 2010

How States Can Improve the Health Care System

book_alt2 icon Report David Cutler outlines four key steps that states can take to improve health care efficiency and cut costs in the health care system.

By David M. Cutler | Friday, September 17, 2010

Don’t Miss the CBO’s Good News

The CBO’s long-term fiscal projections today bring grim news, but not on health care. It projects that the health reform law will substantially reduce the deficit, writes David Cutler.

By David M. Cutler | Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Impact of Health Reform on Health System Spending

book_alt2 icon Report Analysis from David Cutler, Karen Davis, and Kristof Stremikis projects how health reform will affect national health expenditures family premiums.

By David M. Cutler, Karen Davis, and Kristof Stremikis | Friday, May 21, 2010

Time to Prove the Skeptics Wrong on Health Reform

The time for arguing over the costs of health reform has passed, writes David Cutler. It’s time to demonstrate quality care at lower costs can be done.

By David M. Cutler | Friday, April 23, 2010

Health Reform Passes the Cost Test

Many people are worried that health care reform will fail to bend the "cost curve," but these calls overlook the actual legislation, writes David M. Cutler.

By David M. Cutler | Thursday, March 11, 2010